E&H Hosts Civic Innovation Institute June 4-5

Posted on: Friday, June 5th, 2015 by Brent Treash
Emory & Henry will host an event June 4-5 intended to enhance the partnerships between the College and the community as they seek innovative approaches to regional challenges.

Emory & Henry will host an event June 4-5 intended to enhance the partnerships between the College and the community as they seek innovative approaches to regional challenges.

Sponsored by the Appalachian Center for Civic Life, the Civic Innovation Institute includes a series of workshops intended to help community organizations work effectively with E&H students toward the achievement of project objectives.

Workshops focus on the best methods for engaging college students, the advantages and risks of academic and community partnerships, how to engage members of the faculty, and assessing the learning impact of the project, to name a few

Participants also will spend time developing a project plan that considers time, scope, funding and outcomes. The Appalachian Center will support some programs with up to $1,000 that are considered particularly innovative.

The workshops will be held in room 102 of McGlothlin-Street Hall at Emoryu & Henry. Registration begins at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 4. The event ends at 2:30 p.m. the following day.


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